Greenpeace Press Releases

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Palm oil giant Wilmar caught in forest scandal - Greenpeace

Press release | October 22, 2013 at 11:03

Jakarta, 22 October, 2013 - Household brands that source palm oil through Singapore-based palm oil trader Wilmar International, such as the makers of Oreo biscuits, Gillette shaving products and Clearasil, are making consumers unwitting...

Fire Hotspots Expose Gaps in Indonesia’s Forests Moratorium

Press release | June 20, 2013 at 17:00

Jakarta, June 20, 2013 – Half of the fire hotspots detected between June 11-18 that are choking Singapore and Malaysia with air pollution are in areas that should be protected by Indonesia’s forest moratorium, Greenpeace has revealed.

New World Bank climate change report should spur SEA and world leaders into action:...

Press release | June 20, 2013 at 13:07

Jakarta/Bangkok/Manila, 20 June 2013—Greenpeace today called on Southeast Asia and world governments to get serious about addressing climate change, following the release of the World Bank report Turn Down The Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional...

Indonesian President meets Greenpeace leader on the Rainbow Warrior: welcomes legacy...

Press release | June 8, 2013 at 13:00

Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo met with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on board the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta yesterday, to express Greenpeace’s support for the President’s legacy of...

Greenpeace ship begins first Indonesian tour since being deported

Press release | May 9, 2013 at 13:10

Jayapura -– The Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior III, arrived in Jayapura, Indonesia today to document one of the world’s most biodiverse – and threatened – environments, just three years after the Indonesian navy escorted the Rainbow...

ASEAN: Environmental Rights = Human Rights

Press release | November 16, 2012 at 12:09

“Integration should not come at the price of environmental ruin and human rights,” ASEAN youths stated today at the eve of the opening of the 21st Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The youth are urging...

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Remind ASEAN leaders that environmental rights—the right to clean water, air and a healthy environment—are human rights, too.

Enlightenment Moment as Greenpeace lights up Borobodur temple

Press release | October 29, 2012 at 14:27

Greenpeace last night lit up the ancient temple of Borobudur on the outskirts of Yogyakarta--a UNESCO World Heritage site--using only renewable energy.

Greenpeace Leader Meets Indonesia President to Support Indonesia’s Green Economy plans

Press release | June 7, 2012 at 18:15

Jakarta, 7 June 2012 -- Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo met Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in Jakarta today, to express Greenpeace’s support for the President’s commitment to cutting Indonesia’s greenhouse...

Greenpeace welcomes Golden Agri-Resources progress towards a ‘no deforestation...

Press release | June 6, 2012 at 12:47

Jakarta, June 5, 2012 - Greenpeace Indonesia welcomed the release today of a report from palm oil producer Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) identifying which forests should be protected as an important step forward in the fight against deforestation.

Homeless “Sumatran Tigers” Implore Ministry of Forestry to Enforce the Law and Save...

Press release | April 18, 2012 at 10:42

Jakarta, 18 April 2012 - Hundreds of homeless Sumatran tigers gathered in front of Indonesia’s Ministry of Forestry this morning to urge Minister Zulkifli Hasan to take action against Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) after a Greenpeace investigation found...

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